Mini Assignment # 6 Low Light & Fireworks

Mini Assignment #6: Low Light Photography and Shooting Fireworks

June 27, 2010 by Tammy McChesney

Most people assume that it is impossible to get good pictures before the sun comes up or after it goes down.  However,  it is possible and nothing is further from the truth.  Low light photography poses special challenges, but with a lot of practice and a few tips it is possible to get great and creative pictures.  This months mini assignment is to practice your low light photography and share your results after reading the following articles…

Low Light Digital Photography

10 Low Light Photo Tips

Night Photography:  Low Light Tips and Technique

15 Tips for Great Candlelight Photography

With the 4th of July coming up, another challenging low light situation is fireworks.  I don’t know about you, but I have shot tons of fireworks that look white and blurry.  With a few tips and practice it is possible to capture vibrant colored sharp fireworks that will impress all of your friends.  Here are a few tips that will help you get your firework shots perfected…

How to Photograph Firework Displays

11 Tips for Sparkling Fireworks Photos

After reading these tips and researching the subject a bit on your own, go out and create your own stunning low light images.  Don’t forget to come back and share your pictures on Mr. Linky and also share what tips worked for you and what tips did not.  Have fun!

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